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Should I remove Multimedia Card Reader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,230
United States Rank #1,230
Reach 0.2859%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.67 days
167.19 days >
Average installed length: 87.84 days


2.2.915.108 13.76%
1.7.915.93 50.92%
1.6.915.87 15.55%
1.4.915.1 19.54%
1.3.915.1 0.23%

Multimedia Card Reader

What is Multimedia Card Reader?

The Fitipower MultiMediaCard (MMC) is a flash memory memory card standard. Typically, an MMC is used as a storage medium for a portable device, in a form that can easily be removed for access by a PC. This technology is a standard available to any company wanting to develop products based on it.


The most common release is 1.7.915.93, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named ShwiconXP9106.exe. The setup package generally installs about 28 files and is usually about 653.61 KB (669,298 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.fitipower.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Multimedia Card Reader(9106)\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{41068A8C-3F30-46B6-978A-EA692F28D1AF}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 653.61 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Multimedia Card Reader

Program executable:ShwiconXP9106.exe
IconUtility ShwiconXP Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Multimedia Card Reader(9106)\ShwiconXP9106.exe
  • ShwiconXP9106.exe (by Alcor Micro) - IconUtility (IconUtility ShwiconXP Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ShwiconXP9106.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{90ABC33F-010D-44C2-90EA-09584576DD7A}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ShwiconXP9106.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 1.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ShwiconXP9106.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ShwiconXP9106' which loads as C:\Program Files\Multimedia Card Reader(9106)\ShwiconXP9106.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.46 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000122921%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001097%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000133%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,174
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:139 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Multimedia Card Reader?

You can uninstall Multimedia Card Reader from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Multimedia Card Reader, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Multimedia Card Reader.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.51%
Windows 10 24.01%
Windows XP 0.43%
Windows Vista 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 61.16%
Windows 7 Professional 9.68%
Windows 10 Home 8.92%
Windows 8.1 5.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.37%
Windows 8 3.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.61%
  Canada 4.31%
  United Kingdom 3.52%
  Germany 2.17%
  France 1.63%
  Japan 1.01%
  Australia 0.88%
  Brazil 0.84%
  Sweden 0.48%
  Netherlands 0.47%
  Switzerland 0.43%
  Hong Kong 0.41%
  Italy 0.41%
  Spain 0.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 99.68%
Hewlett-Packard 0.11%
Gateway 0.05%
Toshiba 0.04%
Acer 0.04%
Alienware 0.02%
ASUS 0.02%
Lenovo 0.02%
Sony 0.02%
American Megatrends 0.02%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 30.45%
Dell XPS 8500 26.88%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 16.02%
Dell Inspiron 580 12.29%
Dell Studio XPS 7100 6.42%
Dell Studio XPS 8000 3.48%


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